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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro

RRP £649.99  £385.00
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Description

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

A superlative portrait lens with added macro capability. Equally at home capturing portraits or macro photography up to life-size (1.0x).

  • Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture ensures great shots in low light
  • Life size image reproduction (1:1)
  • Fast, quiet autofocus with full-time manual focusing
  • Circular 8-blade diaphragm helps produce attractive background blur
  • Super spectra coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Minimum focusing distance of 31cm
  • 58mm filter diameter
  • Optional Lens Hood ET-65 III and Soft Case LP1014
  • Optional tripod collar



Park Verdict

A versatile lens ideal for portraiture and also macro work. The ultrasonic motor ensures focus is achieved quickly and quietly, whilst full time manual focusing and fast maximum aperture for precise control of depth of field make this a powerful additional to your lens collection.

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 Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture allows hand-held shooting in low light
 Two position focus distance switch allows precise control of composition and improves autofocus speed
 Ultrasonic motor for fast, accurate focusing with full-time manual focusing

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Macro with extended reach
The EF 100mm F/2.8 Macro USM is a medium telephoto lens with a macro feature providing a 1.0x magnification. With eight aperture blades, creative background blur is possible to help make the subject stand out. The lens features a focusing limiter switch which limits the focus range to improve AF speed.

Ring USM auto focus with manual override
Canon's ring USM auto focus system employs ultrasonic frequency vibrations for fast, accurate and virtually silent operation. Full-time manual focus override, via a large ring that does not rotate during auto focus, allows photographers to fine-tune focusing instantly.

Super Spectra coating
Super Spectra coatings help ensure accurate colour balance and high contrast, and suppress flare and ghosting by absorbing light that might be reflected off internal lens elements and image sensor.

Specifications

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Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)20u00b0, 14u00b0, 24u00b0
Lens construction (elements/groups)12/8
No. of diaphragm blades8
Minimum aperture32
Closest focusing distance (m)0.31
Maximum magnification (x)1
AF actuatorUSMu00b9
Filter diameter (mm)58
Max. diameter x length (mm)79 x 119
Weight (g)600
Magnification with Extension Tube EF121.19 - 0.12
Magnification with Extension Tube EF251.39 - 0.26
Lens hoodET-67
Hard case-
Soft caseLP1219
G.F.Holder III (hood III*)-4
G.F.Holder IV (hood IV*)-4

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